Calgary Real Estate

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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Calgary Home

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1

Buying a new home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has the power to improve both your current quality of life and your future financial security, so the stakes are high.

Follow these five steps—and complete the corresponding worksheet offered below—to assess your priorities, streamline your search, and choose your next home with confidence.

STEP 1: Set Your Goals and Priorities

The first step to finding your ideal home is determining WHY you

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INTRODUCTION

Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However, there is a way to make steady, predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this blog post, we’ll examine the tried-and-true tactics that can be used to increase your income, pay off debt … even fund your retirement!

WHY INVEST IN REAL ESTATE?

One of the basic principles of real estate investment lies in this fact: everyone needs a place to live. But there are other reasons why real estate

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New West Custom & Luxury Homes and Kevin Leung - CIR Realty, Calgary's Custom Infill Builder, is the builder of choice for you. Along with being a award winning Calgary Realtor, Kevin is also Area Sales Manager with New West combining the best of both worlds so we can offer our clients a one stop shop; from beginning to end our team can help with everything starting with land/lot acquisition, architectural planning and design, City of Calgary permitting, help sell your existing home if needed, interior design, financing and construction. For those who are investors who are looking to sell their Calgary Infill, Kevin Leung Real Estate Team can also help with the marketing and sales of the properties.

We are here to turn you dream custom home into a

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Here is the January 2015 Calgary Real Estate Market Newsletter.  There is also a full version of the newsletter with much more information. All you need to do is click here to subscribe and it is only 1 newsletter sent out once a month!

Subscribe to Monthly Calgary Market Update Newsletter or contact us for any real estate questions.

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Are you looking for Calgary Market trends in a easy to read format? Here it is!!!

There is also a full version of the newsletter with much more information. All you need to do is click here to subscribe and it is only 1 newsletter sent out once a month! Here is the full December Calgary Real Estate Market Newsletter. 

 

Subscribe to Monthly Calgary Market Update Newsletter or contact us for any real estate questions.

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Just got back from grand opeing launch of this great project. It offers a great choice of units ranging from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms and there is a good selection available.

Take advantage of our Limited Time Grand Opening Weekend Incentives:

  • $2,500 off 1 Bedroom Homes
  • $5,000 off 2 Bedroom Homes (under 900 sf)
  • $7,500 off 2 Bedroom Homes (over 900 sf)
  • $10,000 off 3 Bedroom Homes

The units feature quartz countertops, gas cooktops, and German-made HARO laminate wood flooring, you'll find the perfect relaxing and entertaining space, with everything essential in its place.

Get more information by clicking here to recieve. Just Mention Bridgeland Hill in subjuect line. 

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If you have a great idea for a project in your community or are working on a project in you community, enter the In My Backyard Contest at CIR.  You can win one of four $5000 grants for your project.

Winners are decided by public vote.  So enter now into one of the four categories, and encourage your family, friends, and neighbours to vote for you between now and October 31.

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A well chosen rental is a great investment to add to your investment portfolio.  With the vacancy rate in the city at 2.01% according to the City of Calgary 2014 Census results, right now is especially a good time to be owning a rental.

There are many things to consider when buying a rental, and many great sources of information.   For example, take a look at the City of Calgary Census results for overall vacancy rates or by ward to see which area you would like to consider.  Or the vacancy rate by structure type to see what kind of property you would like. 

Take a look at what other people are listing their rental for on the market to get a gauge of expected income.  One popular rental listing website is Rentfaster, where you can filter by area,

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Phase 2 at Bridgeland Crossings is holding a VIP event this Saturday, June 14. Own ahead of the public and enjoy some savings.

Join us for an exclusive tour of the  completely renovated Sales Centre and brand new designer show home, while enjoying a selection of gourmet canapés. Take advantage of the Phase 2 LIMITED-TIME EARLY BUYER INCENTIVES!

                                                            Bridgeland Crossings

RSVP by clicking here to recieve. Just Mention RSVP in subjuect line. 

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With Calgary's Real Estate Market being so hot right now, many people are wondering when is the best time to sell your property is. 

If you've been thinking about selling your Calgary home, you might  have been waiting until the "market is right". After all, if the local market suddenly booms like it has in Calgary, your property will likely sell for a higher price.

That may be true. However, there are other factors to consider in your decision to list.

For example, will you be buying a new home as well? If so, then the higher selling price will probably be offset by the higher cost of the new property.

In addition, there may be characteristics of your Calgary home that will help sell it quickly and for a good price – today – regardless of

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